The Manners of the English: Montesquieu

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The English are busy; they don’t have time to be polite.

Montesquieu 1689-1755

Pensees et fragments inedits (1901)
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Of course, the English say the same thing about the French…we once fought a war that lasted a hundred years    🙂

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About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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One Response to The Manners of the English: Montesquieu

  1. What a brilliant picture.

    In haste,

    C.

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